Željan Rakela (Croatia)
Golden Life Achivement Award
TITLES AND AWARDS: From 1993 until today, Rakela is the president and one of the coaches at KBK Terminator, with a number of national champions and Croatian national team members.
In addition to martial arts for 40 years, Rakela has also been involved in humanitarian work, and is a member of the Rotary Club Split Plus.
Since 2009, he has been the founder and president of one of the largest motorcycle clubs in Croatia, BMW MK DALMATIA, which is fighting for a number of humanitarian actions for needs such as the Maestral Association, the Samaritans and the like.
In addition to all the above, Rakela is the founder and director of the security company Protector Rakela, from 1999 until today he has extensive experience in insurance over 25 years of uninterrupted work.
Along with the security company, he is the founder and director of the Adventure Rakela company as well as the Croatian Adventure Club, which organizes various adventure trips,
Winner of the "Paul Harris Fellow" award, which is an award for dedicated service to Rotary International, and especially for its contribution to the Rotary Foundation, which funds projects around the world.